Bud Grant, a Minnesota Vikings legend, died at the age of 95.
On Saturday morning, the team confirmed his death, saying they were “shocked and saddened.”
Grant coached the team for 17 years, from 1967 to 1983, and again for one season in 1985.
He took them to four Super Bowls and one league championship.
During his tenure as head coach, they also won 11 division titles and 12 playoff berths.
Grant is still the Minnesota Vikings’ most successful head coach.
He also won the Grey Cup four times with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in Canada.
He was a first-round draught pick in 1950 and played for the Philadelphia Eagles and Winnipeg Blue Bombers before becoming a coach.
Grant is the only player to have appeared in the NFL, CFL, and NBA.
He was also drafted by the Minneapolis Lakers and the Philadelphia Eagles, for whom he played.
A cause of death was not given.
The Vikings announced the news in a short statement on Twitter on Saturday morning.
It read: “We are absolutely devastated to announce legendary Minnesota Vikings head coach and Hall of Famer Bud Grant has passed away this morning at age 95.
“We, like all Vikings and NFL fans, are shocked and saddened by this terrible news.”
He is a Pro Football Hall of Fame in inductee and also holds places in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and the Vikings Ring of Honor.